ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 24, 2009
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(Reagan National Airport: Lisa Stark) The FAA report on the scope of airplane bird strikes examined; scenes shown of the Flight 1549 plane in the Hudson River after it struck a flock of birds; bird strike & collisions statistics cited; details given about what airports are doing to control birds. [Flight Safety Foundation William VOSS- explains why birds strikes are increasing.] [February 24, US Airways pilot Capt. Chesley SULLENBERGER- talks about bird strikes.]
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